Reading Services

We want to connect you to our great reads!

We'll be updating this page with information, lists, and other resources that will help you find the right book.

All items in the lists below are currently in our collection, and many are also in our online collection.

Reserve your books today!

View our online catalog.

Need help placing holds? Watch this tutorial from our library staff.

Need help getting our eBooks and eAudiobooks on your device? Watch this tutorial from Overdrive.

  1. Adult Book List
  2. Teen Book Lists
  3. Children's Book Lists
  4. Early Literacy Book Lists

Home Delivery Program

We are excited to launch a new service that will allow library staff to deliver books to the homes of patrons who are unable to get to the library because of age, disability, illness, or the coronavirus public health crisis. Read this policy to see if you qualify for our service, and fill out an application below!

Home Delivery Application

Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library’s Home Delivery Program provides home delivery of library materials to patrons who live in Clayton city limits or in the Clayton ETJ; have no one available (friends and/or family members) to pick up and return library items; AND who are unable to get to a library for an extended period because of age, disability, illness, or the coronavirus public health crisis.

To enter into this program, please read our Home Delivery Program policy (linked above) and complete the following application. Once it is received, we will work to match you up with a volunteer/staff member is available, typically within two to three weeks. 

If you are interested in the home delivery program please view and complete our application